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Boaz meaning and name origin
Boaz \boaz\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.
Boaz has 2 variant forms: Boas and Boase.
Boaz is also pronounced similarly to Baz, Bazz and Buzz. Other suggested similar baby names are Bax and Bogy.
Popularity of Boaz
Boaz is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11741 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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